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Denon DJ Prime Series Update: The Battle For The DJ’s

Last week, two Very Important DJ's jumped ship and moved from Pioneer DJ to Denon DJ gear: Laidback Luke and Paul Oakenfold. Both are extremely...
The late Ruth Flowers a.k.a. Mamy Rock

Am I Too Old To DJ?

I'm over 40 and I started to DJ when I was in my early 30's. Nothing wrong with it, and I never felt that this was too old, or that I was too old to DJ.
What will Pioneer DJ's next move be?

Denon DJ VS Pioneer DJ: the battle of the media player!

2017 started with a bang, and Denon DJ has unleashed their newest media player on the world: the SC5000 Prime. There is also a new...

Culture And Trends

Laidback Luke lashes out at the DJ mag Top 100.

Laidback Luke Lashes Out Against The DJ Mag Top 100

It's a yearly recurring discussion in the DJ world: the relevance of the DJ Mag Top 100. In his latest Vlog, Laidback Luke, top DJ, and overall cool dude...
Roger Sanchez NSX2 set

Roger Sanchez Killing It On The CDJ-2000NXS2/DJM-900NXS2 – updated!

Yesterday I was checking out the latest sets on DJsounds (If you are a fan of good DJs, good mixes and Pioneer DJ gear, I can warmly recommend it)...
Spotify buys Soundcloud?

Is Spotify Buying Soundcloud?

The rumour mill is going strong, the word on the street is that Spotify is about to acquire Soundcloud. Soundcloud has been struggling over the last few years to...
The Future of Djing

The Future Of DJing Might Look Like This

It's hard to predict the future. One good indicator of what will be lies in examining the past. This is because history has a tendency to repeat itself, probably...

Beatport Expands Genres

Beatport is about to expand their categorisation  with a host of new entries to cater for the ever growing electronic music genres that exist and are created every day. The change...
Pizza Hut Pizza DJ Box

Pizza Hut Creates Pizza Box DJ Controller

What do you do if suddenly the opportunity rises to play a DJ gig, but you don't have your controller with you? Simple. Order a Pizza, connect the box...
Soundcloud bad results

Is SoundCloud Up For Sale…For USD 1 Billion?

Different sources are reporting that Soundcloud is up for sale and that the asking price is not less than... USD 1 billion. A pretty steep price for a company...
Diplo Djing

DJ News From Around The Web: Diplo On The State Of DJ Culture

It's the end of the week, so time to do a roundup of what has been news in the DJ world. Diplo on Why DJ Culture is a 'Sinking Ship' Diplo...
DJ Paris Hilton

Laptops In the DJ Booth, Yes or No?

Earlier this week a big controversy burst out as Kenny Summit, DJ, Producer and owner of LA club Cure and the Cause explained his "no laptop & controllers in...
Spotify Dubset Deal

Stream DJ Mixes And Remixes On Spotify

A brand new partnership between Dubset and Spotify allowing streaming of DJ mixes and remixes through the Spotify service has been announced over the last few days. Earlier this year...
Beatport

Beatport Back To The Roots

I have been following the Beatport saga here on DjTechZone with a lot of attention. You can read here all about Beatport shutting down a series of services such...
iTunes and Djing

Is Apple Killing Music Downloads Soon?

I must admit that although I buy music for djing from various sources online, many of the tunes in my collection come from the Apple iTunes store. I was...
Using in-ear monitors

Hearing Damage: Protecting Your Ears

The Serato DJ Blog as an interesting piece on how to protect your ears in loud environments such as clubs when djing that got me thinking about the subject....
Beatport App Shutting Down

Beatport Shuts Down Streaming Service

The SFX Entertainment bankruptcy raised my questions on how it would affect Beatport. We learned that the service would be auctioned. Guess what, the auction was suspended. Was it because...
Magic Leap DJ

Is This The Future Of Djing, Amongst Many Other Things?

I stumbled upon an article @ Wired about a company called Magic Leap. They operate from Florida USA and what they are building will probably blow your and many...
Landr Serato Promo

Master Your Mixtapes With Landr

From the Serato DJ blog: Performing and recording mixtapes in your favorite DJ application is just part of the process. If you want to stand out these days, you need to...
Dubset Apple Music Deal

Dubset To Stream Mixes Through Apple Music

Dubset has reached an agreement with Apple Music to distribute mixes and remixes through their platform. Dubset is a digital distributor that delivers content to digital music services. But unlike...
SFX FIles For Bankruptcy

SFX Entertainment Files For Bankruptcy

SFX Entertainment files for bankruptcy, after a long struggle from CEO Robert Sillerman to halt the plummeting stock price (SFXE currently at USD 0,069 on NASDAQ!). It sounded like a success...

Do Superstar DJs Fake it?

It's pretty common these days to accuse DJ's of faking it. We all know the famous sync button debate or the fact that many superstar DJ's are suspected of...

Felix Da Housecat On Traktor Kontrol X1

Check out this cool video from Native Instruments featuring Felix Da Housecat rocking the Traktor Kontrol X1. NI is most probably preparing something big (Traktor Kontrol S8 anyone) for the...